Program Information

Do you appreciate hand craftsmanship? Do you get satisfaction from seeing the final results of something you built? A career in the high-demand pipefitting technology field may be the perfect fit for you. San Jacinto College can get you on the fast track to completing your pipefitting fabricator training, enabling you to finish courses in just one semester.

Students get their training at San Jacinto College’s Center for Industrial Technology in a lab that simulates a fabricator shop for hands-on learning. The courses are designed to align with the National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) exams, giving students the best start to a career as a journeyman pipefitter or fabricator.

Career Opportunities

Pipefitters/fabricators are among the Texas Workforce Commission’s top 25 targeted occupations for the Gulf Coast region. World-class companies such as Fluor, KBR, Bechtel, and others are competing for skilled workers, and wages increase with demand.

Earning Potential

Pipefitter: $54,624 per year1

Wages vary based on experience and regional market.

For more information, students may contact 281-998-6150, x7529 or email Scott Ianaro at


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